Cheap flights from Raleigh to Houston (RDU - IAH)

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The best prices from Raleigh to Houston are usually found in October or June, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Monday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Raleigh (RDU) to Houston (IAH)

All the information you need to plan the best RDU to IAH flight in 2021: compare Raleigh to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
RDU - IAH
Price
$193 - $301
IAH
Temperature
59 - 86 °F

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$193

From Raleigh to Houston

One-way from

$99

One-way flight from Raleigh to Houston

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Raleigh to Houston?

Leaving on a Thursday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 33% on the overall cost on flights from Raleigh to Houston.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Raleigh to Houston?

To save on the cost of your flight from Raleigh to Houston, book at least 44 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 26% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $118 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $157.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Raleigh to Houston?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Houston from Raleigh average $134. You can even find prices in February for less than $134, as users have found deals to Houston from as low as $68. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Houston from Raleigh. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 46%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Raleigh to Houston (RDU - IAH)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Raleigh to Houston is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 46% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Raleigh to Houston in May, June 2021

The best prices found for RDU to IAH flights for May, June
12 May - 18 May
$109pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
12 May - 18 May
$126pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
12 May - 19 May
$128pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Raleigh to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Raleigh found for this year
12 May - 18 May
$109pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
12 May - 18 May
$126pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
12 May - 19 May
$128pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Non-stop flights to Houston from Raleigh

Save time with Raleigh to Houston direct flight deals
1 Sep - 8 Sep
$241pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
25 Aug - 29 Aug
$261pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
22 Oct - 24 Oct
$281pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Last minute flights from Raleigh to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from Raleigh, departing today and this week
15 May - 18 May
$109pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
19 May - 25 May
$139pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
18 May - 25 May
$141pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to Houston from Raleigh

The cheapest one-way flights from Raleigh to Houston
1:56 pm - 3:39 am
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 43m
RDU - IAH
Frontier
$99
Kiwi.com
4:34 pm - 10:04 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
18h 30m
RDU - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$116
Kiwi.com
2:15 am - 9:31 am
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
32h 16m
RDU - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$132
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Raleigh</span> to <span class="emphasized">Houston</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Raleigh to Houston

Are flight prices decreasing from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Houston due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Raleigh-Durham Intl and Houston for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Houston George Bush Intcntl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, Frontier, and American Airlines flying from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Houston George Bush Intcntl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What airports do I use to fly from Raleigh to Houston?

You will need to book a flight from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Houston George Bush Intcntl if you want to fly from Raleigh to Houston. At least 6 different airlines have flights from Raleigh-Durham (RDU) to George Bush Intcntl (IAH) on a regular basis. There are 5 flights to Houston from the Raleigh airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from RDU to IAH to be around 2h 42m.

Can I find flights from Raleigh to Houston for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Raleigh to Houston for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $109, but on average you can expect to pay $154.

Are there nonstop flights from Raleigh to Houston for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Raleigh to Houston under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Raleigh to Houston is less than $387.

Are there last-minute flights available from Raleigh to Houston for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Raleigh to Houston within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Houston George Bush Intcntl have been viewed 85 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Raleigh-Durham Intl or Houston?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Raleigh-Durham Intl is roughly less than Houston. You can assume this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is Raleigh-Durham Intl weather warmer or cooler than Houston?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 91 °F on average in the month of July. The temperature in Houston is typically colder than in Raleigh-Durham Intl. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from Raleigh to Houston?

Spirit Airlines and Frontier can get you from Raleigh to Houston in just under 5h 28m. Your travel time can differ by up to 9h 34m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Raleigh to Houston round-trip?

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Houston, with prices starting at $109. Another option worth looking into is Frontier, starting at $139 round trip. These flights start at 57% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Raleigh to Houston one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Raleigh to Houston are Spirit Airlines ($62) and Frontier ($68).

Alternative routes for Raleigh to Houston

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Raleigh to Houston.
Average temperature for May in Houston
77.0 °F

Airports servicing Raleigh

Airports servicing Houston

Top 5 airlines flying from Raleigh to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Raleigh to Houston choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$52 $136 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$73 $228 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$124 $267 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$90 $286 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$132 $331 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Raleigh to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Raleigh towards Houston.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 77% of RDU to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 23% of RDU to IAH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of RDU to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of RDU to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Raleigh to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Raleigh to Houston.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
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